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Weak leviathan and strong democracy

Dario Melossi

Weak leviathan and strong democracy

two styles of social control as they apply to the construction of a European political community

by Dario Melossi

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Published by Center for German and European Studies, University of California in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • State, The,
  • Democracy,
  • Social control

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dario Melossi.
    SeriesWorking paper / Center for German and European Studies ;, 3.3, Working paper (University of California, Berkeley. Center for German and European Studies) ;, 3.3.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJC336 .M43 1992
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27 p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1516014M
    LC Control Number93200952

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Its name derives from the biblical work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of Author: Thomas Hobbes.

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